New Year's Eve 2014: Where to eat, drink & ring in the new year

New Year’s Eve 2013: Where to eat, drink & ring in 2014…

III Forks
Celebrates with a specialty a la carte menu featuring shrimp cocktail, seafood medley,  filet mignon & lobster and Atlantic salmon.
III Forks Prime Steakhouse:501 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach; 954-457-3920

15th & Vine
If offering seatings at 6pm ($125 per person) and 9:30pm ($200 per person). Menu highlights include bacon-wrapped dates, Hudson Farm duck breast, eye of ribeye and toffee pudding cake. The restaurant also offers a Dine & Dance option for $200 per person that includes one glass of champagne and entrance into FIFTY Ultra Lounge’s 1920s party with an open bar from 10 pm to midnight.
15th & Vine: 485 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-503-0373

3030 Ocean
Celebrates with a decadent four-course feast featuring warm salted cod brandade, baked Coach Farm’s goat cheese, Alaskan king crab, lemongrass steamed halibut and a glass of champagne. Seatings available from 6-10pm, $110 per person
3030 Ocean: 3030 Holiday Dr, Fort Lauderdale; 954-765-3030

Area 31
Celebrates with a four-course menu featuring truffled carpaccio of tuna & swordfish, Wagyu two ways and tea smoked porkbelly. Seatings available from 6-8pm ($175 per person) and 8:30-11pm ($250 per person, includes champagne toast and party favors).
Area 31 at the Epic Hotel: 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami; 305-424-5234

Arena Restaurant and Lounge
Celebrates with a three-course meal featuring Sobe lobster salad, corvina filet and chocolate lava cake. 6:30pm seating $65, 9:30pm seating $120
Arena Restaurant and Lounge: 653 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-397-8854

Celebrates with a  six-course dinner and Bossa Nova-style live music. $195 per person, includes a midnight Veuve Clicquot toast. Continue the celebration with a poolside rooftop soiree from 9pm-1am.
Atrio at Conrad Miami: 1395 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-503-6529

Celebrates with a Neo Tokyo party featuring neon lights, aerial artists and a family-style list of Asian eats. $435 per person
Bâoli: 1906 Collins Ave,  Miami Beach; 305-674-8822

Bar Crudo
Toasts the New Year with a six-course meal featuring foie gras, salmon roe and Madagascar shrimp. Seatings at 6:30pm and 9:30pm.  $185 per person, includes a bottle of Veuve Clicquot.
Bar Crudo: 40 South Pointe Dr, Miami Beach; 305-763-8508.

The Bazaar by Jose Andres
Offers 6-7pm and 9:30-11pm seatings in both the Rojo and Blanca dining rooms. All options include ($150 for the 6pm Rojo seating, $200 for the 6pm Blanca seating, $300 for the 9:30pm Rojo seating, $400 for the 9:30pm Blanca seating) include caviar course and discounted tickets to the Hyde Beach party. Menus will be announced on NYE. Reservations must be booked through GM Giancarlo Pagani (
The Bazaar by Jose Andres: 1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Rings in the New Year with a three-course feast featuring East Coast seafood, tuna toro crudo, white truffle risotto, surf & turf and a midnight champagne toast with a  glass of  Moet & Chandon Champagne. $625 per person
Bianca at Delano South Beach: 1685 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach; 305.674.5752

Blue Moon Fish Co
Rings in the New Year with a four-course dinner, DJ, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Menu includes miso honeydew tuna, iceberg wedge, lump crab & corn roasted grouper, herb roasted salmon and double chocolate torte. Seatings at 6pm ($85 per person) and 9:30pm ($125 per person)
Blue Moon Fish Co: 4405 West Tradewinds Ave, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea; 954-267-9888.

Bourbon Steak
Offers a three-course 6pm seating ($95 per person) and a six-course 8:30pm seating ($275 per person).  Menu highlights include ahi tuna tartare, hay smoked duck “shabu shabu,” Maine lobster and black trumpet mushroom ravioli, American wagyu filet “wellington” and dark chocolate gâteau. The 8:30 seating include a champagne toast at midnight, party favors and valet parking.
Bourbon Steak: 19999 West Country Club Dr, Aventura; 786-279-6600

Brasileiro Miami
Presents a Brazilian celebration featuring rodizio, DJ, samba show and exotic dancers. $200 per person for appetizer, rodizio & salad bar, dessert, open bar & 1 bottle of champagne per couple. $125 per person without the open bar.
Brasileiro Miami: 801 Brickell Bay Dr, Miami; 786-502-3829

Caffe Abbracci
Celebrates with a “gala” featuring a three-course meal, dancing and party favors. Menu includes Maine lobster medallions, filet mignon and pineapple upside down cake.
Caffe Abbracci: 318 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables; 305-441-0700

Cantina Laredo
Offers a special Celebracion menu featuring ensalad de arandano, pumpkin soup, ribeye, halibut and a sorbet trio. $35 per person, additional $15 person for cocktail pairings. Menu is available Dec 28- Jan 1.
Cantina Laredo: 501 Silks Run, Hallandale; 954-457-7662

The Catalina Hotel
Rings in 2014 in with a dinner buffet, sushi, four-hour open bar, DJs and host Jessica Clark. $95 per person general admission, $900 for a VIP table, buy tickets online
The Catalina Hotel: 1732 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-1160

Catch Miami
Rings in 2014 with a three-course menu available from 9pm to close. Highlights include crispy shrimp, Cantonese lobster and mushroom risotto. $150 per person, includes a champagne toast at midnight
Catch Miami: 1545 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-224-7200

Charles St
Offers a three-course, wine-paired dinner featuring ricotta gnocchi, roasted beet salad, roasted branzino, filet mignon and mint cheesecake. $90 per person or $65 per person without wine pairing
Charles St: 2000 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-763-8983

Chatham House
Presents a four-course dinner featuring lump crab cakes, lentil soup, rack of lamb and macadamia crusted sea bass. $75 per person, includes midnight champagne toast and live entertainment from 7:30pm-1am
Chatham House: 4331 N Ocean Dr, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea; 954-351-0310

Rings in 2014 with seatings from 5:30-7:30pm and at 10pm. The first seating is $65 per person and includes a glass of champagne, the salad bar and two grilled fish choices for $45 per adult or $26.50 per child. The later seating includes the rodizio, salad bar, a dessert bar, champagne countdown, live music and open bar for $180 per person.
Chima: 2400 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-712-0580

db Bistro Moderne
Hosts a three-course menu from 5:30-7pm ($75 per person) and a gala five-course seating from 8-10:30pm ($195 per person, includes midnight champagne toast).
db Bistro Moderne: 225 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami; 305-421-8800

De Rodriguez Cuba
Presents a Latin feast, open bar, DJ, party favors and a midnight toast. $114 per person ($195 for 9pm seating)
De Rodriguez Cuba: 101-B Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 305-672-6624

Offers a white truffle prix-fixe menu featuring steak tartare with quail egg and white truffle, polenta with chanterelle mushrooms topped with truffle and roasted veal tenderloin. Available December 23-31
Dolce Italian: 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-975-2550
The Dutch
Rings in 2014 with a five-course prix-fixe menu featuring foie gras torchon, white truffle risotto, be
ef wellington and lemon custard with pink peppercorn brittle, crunchy meringue and strawberry sorbet. Early seating from 7-7:45pm ($165 per person) or late seating 8:30-10:30om ($250 per person, includes a champagne toast).
The Dutch: 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 395-938-3111

Presents a five-course dinner and champagne toast for $150 per person. The restaurant also offers a New Year’s Day brunch from 11:30am-3:30pm featuring a la carte offerings, chef stations and a dessert presentation. $99 per adult, $32 per child 5-12
Edge: 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-381-3190

The Fed
Offers a five-course feast, a midnight champagne toast and gold coins for good luck. $75 per person, optional $30 per person for sparkling wine pairing.
The Fed: 5132 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-494-0609

The Forge
Offers a three-course dinner at 6pm ($95 per person), a four-course dinner at 9pm ($390 per person, includes unlimited Veuve Clicquot) and an exclusive bar package from 10pm-1am ($85 per person). The dinner feature truffled prawn risotto, lamb two ways and hazelnut chocolate cake. The bar package features premium open bar, a bottle of Veuve Clicquot and a tasting plate.
The Forge: 432 41 St, Miami Beach; 305-538-8533

Celebrates with a full premium open bar, passed appetizers and a midnight champagne toast. $100 per person
HaVen: 1237 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-987-8885.

Hotel Astor
Offers a la carte dinner at 8 and 10:30pm and an open bar from 9pm-1am. Open bar is $75 per person.
Hotel Astor: 956 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-531-8081

The Island Bistro
Offers an eight-course menu featuring slow roasted duck breast, venison loin and dark chocolate cake. $250 including open bar and a bottle of Taittinger per couple, $180 per person for dinner and five-wine pairing, $120 per person for dinner
The Island Bistro: 603 Brickell Key Dr, Miami; 305-364-5512

John Martin’s
Hosts “an Irish kind of New Year’s Eve” featuring live entertainment, bagpipers and a prix-fixe menu. $60 per adult
John Martin’s: 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-445-3777

Hosts a party blending champagne, signature dishes and performances by Robin Thicke and Skylar Grey. 9pm-midnight, tickets start at $500
Katsuya: 1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Kitchen 305
Hosts a Great Gatsby-inspired extravaganza featuring flappers, burlesque dancers, guest DJs and a four-course dinner featuring oysters Rockefeller, bibb salad, filet Oscar, poached lobster Newburg and baked Alaska. $70 per person for dinner. Bottle service and general admission also available
Kitchen 305: 16701 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles; 305-749-2110

Presents a multi-course dinner, live entertainment and a glass of Perrier Jouet Brut champagne per person. Menu highlights include Ossetra caviar, Maine lobster salad and beef tenderloin. $195 per person
Lippi: 600 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-579-1888

The Local House
Offers a five-course feast featuring passion-fruit glazed sea bass and bacon-wrapped dates. Seatings at 6pm and 9pm, the later one include a midnight champagne toast. $150 per person
The Local House: 400 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 786-230-8396

Celebrates with a four-course winter black truffle menu offered from 9pm to close. Dishes include crisp farm chicken, seared scallops and bone-in ribeye. $200 per person, additional $75 per person for wine pairings.
Lorenzo’s: 1776 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-483-1796

Lure Fishbar
Hosts an early seating from 6-8pm ($115 per person) and a later seating from 8-10pm ($195 per person). The earlier seating includes a three-course dinner featuring crabcakes, lobster bisque, sushi, branzino and diver sea scallops. The later seating layers in a glass of champagne and an additional raw bar and sushi/sashimi platter.
Lure Fish Bar: 305-695-4550

Is offering a chef’s tasting menu featuring wahoo tartare, short rib lasagna and veal osso bucco. $85 per person
820 Alton Rd, Miami Beach; 305-534-2124

Rings in 2014 with a a Japanese drumming performance beginning t 8pm. Regular a la carte menu will be available.
Makoto: 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour; 305-864-8600

Meat Market
Celebrates with a four-course dinner menu blending a sweet potato curry & Thai coconut shrimp amuse bouche, Kumamoto oysters, Asian fried buffalo ribs and North Dakota buffalo ribeye. Seatings from 6-8pm ($150 per person) and 9pm-close ($225 per person, includes midnight champagne toast)
Meat Market: 915 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-532-0088

Says “hola” to 2014 with a five-course sharing menu and a two-hour open bar. The meal begins at 9:45pm and includes a sharing menu of guacamole, ceviches, tacos and a champagne toast at midnight. $90 per person. The restaurant is also offering a Hangover Cure Brunch on Jan 1 featuring three brunch items and unlimited brunch cocktails for $30 per person.
Mercadito Midtown: 3252 NE 1 Ave, Miami; 786-369-0430

Pierre’s at Morada Bay
Celebrates with dinner seatings from 6-9pm and 9-11pm. Both include access to the on-site party featuring Capoeira dancers, a junkanoo band, stilt walkers and fireworks. The first seating ($85 per person) includes a three-course dinner and a welcome glass of champagne; the second ($175 per person) includes a four-course dinner and a Taittinger champagne pairing with one course.
Morada Bay: 81600 Overseas Highway, Islamorada

PB Steak
Presents a specialty 10-item “old-school” menu of “rare, but classic” favorites like Maine lobster rolls, iceberg wedge BLT and black truffle braised shortrib. $75 per person (portions are smaller and meant to be shared). Seating at 6pm and 9pm.
PB Steak: 1787 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach; 305-695-9550

Red, the Steakhouse
Offers a five-course dinner featuring lobster thermidor and fresh white truffle pappardelle. $199 per person.
Red, the Steakhouse: 119 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-534-3688

Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne
Hosts a Great Gatsby-themed ball featuring a champagne toast, party favors, dinner and dancing. The fun runs from 8pm to 1am. $295 per adult, $120 per child
Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne: 455 Grand Bay Dr, Key Biscayne; 305-365-4286
Rosa Mexicano
Rings in the Feliz Año Nuevo with a four-course prix menu featuring guacamole, mini Hamachi tacos, chile relleno and Maine lobster ceviche. $55 per person, additional open bar package available
Rosa Mexicano: 1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-695-1005 or 900 S Miami Ave, Miami; 786-425-1001

SAIA Sushi
Celebrates a five-course menu featuring Alaskan king crab bisque, sushi and sashimi and molten lava ckae. $149 per person, including tax and gratuity.
SAIA at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale: 999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-302-5208

Serendipity 3
Offers a family-friendly celebration with a countdown at 6:59pm, “mocktails,” party favors, and kids finger foods.
Serendipity 3:
1102 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-403-2210

Presents a three-course meal and music by Rat Pack-inspired singer Louis Amanti. Menu highlights include filet mignon, chicory salad and osso bucco. $54 per person, includes a glass of champagne. 
Spartico at Mayfair Hotel: 3000 Florida Ave, Coconut Grove;

Steak 954
Offers specialty a la carte New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day dishes including stone crab claws, dry aged prime ribeye, surf & turf, duck confit hash and homemade pop tarts.                                                                          
Steak 954: 401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-414-8333

Table 40 at Toro Toro
The private chef’s table is offering a package combining a one-night room stay at the Intercontinental Miami, a multi-course dinner by executive chef Eric Do and rooftop champagne celebration. $1,000 per person
Table 40 at Toro Toro: 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami; 305-372-4710

Celebrates with a five-course feast available beginning at 9:30pm. $125 per person, includes a champagne toast, party favors, and menu highlights like agnolotti of roasted mushrooms, Alaskan king crab salad, Greek salad, asparagus risotto and grilled whole lavraki.
Thasos Greek Taverna: 3330 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-200-6006

Tobacco Road
Celebrates with DJs and an open bar form 9pm-4am. $60
Tobacco Road: 626 S Miami Ave, Miami; 305-374-1198

Tongue & Cheek
Hosts a speakeasy-themed celebration with a multi-course meal, prohibition-style attire and live entertainment. Seatings at 6:30–8:30pm (three courses, $85 per person) and 9pm-midnight (five courses, $150 per person). Menu includes foie gras with chestnut coffee cake, Waygu steak and branzino.  Both seatings include a Krug Grand Cuvee Champagne toast. Reservations are required.
Tongue & Cheek: 431 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-704-2900

Turnberry Isle Miami
Hosts a The Great Gatsby party featuring prohibition cocktails and caviar bar, a sit-down four-course dinner and dancing to a nine-piece band. 8pm-1am, $250 per person, black-tie attire
Turnberry Isle Miami:19999 West Country Club Dr, Aventura; 786-279-6611
Offers a four-course menu, a champagne toast and party favors. $175 per person, wine pairing available for additional $75
Tuyo: 415 NE 2 Ave, Miami; 305-237-3200

Villa Azur
Celebrates with a four-course menu, a bottle of Dom Perignon per couple, a live show and party favors. $495 per person
Villa Azur: 309 23 St, Miami Beach; 305-763-8688